Iran News Links


Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, calls for an election inquiry.

A “how to” guide to tracking Iran protests with Twitter and social media.

@PersianKiwi may be the world’s most important journalist right now.

Gunfire from pro-government militia kills one at Tehran reform rally. Juan Cole says the funeral for the fallen will surely be cause for another protest.

TPM‘s roundup of very compelling footage from Iran.

Nico Pitney live blogs the uprising (includes pictures and video).

Isaac Fitzgerald has been a firefighter, worked on a boat, and was once given a sword by a king, thereby accomplishing three out of five of his childhood goals. Formerly of The Rumpus and McSweeney’s and most recently the founding editor of BuzzFeed Books, Isaac is now the co-host of BuzzFeed News’ Twitter Morning Show, #AMtoDM. He also appears frequently on The Today Show to talk books, and is co-author of Pen & Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them and Knives & Ink: Chefs and the Stories Behind Their Tattoos (with Recipes) (winner of an IACP award), and the author of a YA novel and picture book forthcoming from Bloomsbury. He uses Twitter. More from this author →